Pre visit Materials
Prior to visiting the park, lead the class in the following activities:
View the movie “Nez Perce Portrait of a People” (many schools/school districts have purchased this & it is available for sale at the park visitor center for $19.95).
Before watching the film, pose the question "what do you think “culture” means" before and after the movie. Other questions to consider:
Did You Know?
In the museum collection of Nez Perce National Historical Park is a magnificent buffalo hide tipi made of eighteen separate hides. This tipi is one of only a few that are know to survive from the mid-nineteenth century. It was donated by the Lawyer family.